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Dreams Realized: Why 2 Friends Joined the Fuqua Family

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August 21, 2017

Julian and Angelo posing, part of the Fuqua family

Julian Geyer-Klingeberg Fuqua has been the best journey I have ever made. During my undergraduate studies in Germany, my courses were very theory-based, which is not uncommon for the prevailing education system there….

How a Case Competition Prepared Students for Consulting Careers

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January 23, 2017

students in a classroom during the Accenture Case Competition kickoff, a great opportunity to prepare for consulting careers

Management is an art as well as science. That is exactly why Fuqua provides its students a plethora of opportunities to practice what is taught in class. One such opportunity is the MMS…

Landing My Dream Job

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August 30, 2016

on pit road during a NASCAR race, working in my dream job

My Life After Fuqua I’ve worked with Wasserman, a sports marketing and talent management company, for just over two years now. I primarily work on the Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company account team helping…

Valuable Corporate Visits and Consulting Projects in China

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June 27, 2016

Our class at the corporate visit to Ant Financial - consulting projects

Corporate Visits One of the most valuable benefits for Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU) students is career services. We have access to a group of advisors and staff dedicated to improving…

Unrivaled Returns: MMS Starts an Investment Club

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May 6, 2016

Investment Club visits Morgan Creek Capital Management

A remarkable ecosystem exists among entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and the financiers who create, fund and unlock business value. Yet that ecosystem often feels like nothing more than a distant theory in a classroom…

How Duke Basketball Taught Us Lessons in Business

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October 27, 2015

Duke Master of Management Studies students at Fuqua get ready for their Duke Basketball Experience

It’s not every day you get to experience Duke basketball firsthand, and especially behind the scenes. And it’s certainly not every day you get to experience this with your friends and fellow classmates….

Why I Chose to Pursue a Master of Management Degree at Duke

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October 13, 2015

Sahil beside Fuqua's sign as he begins his master of management degree at Duke

Why would a software engineer who adores technology and is working at one of the biggest firms in the world drop that to pursue a master of management degree? Let me begin with my…

Delivering Value Through MMS: DKU Career Support

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July 30, 2015

A Duke Fuqua Tesla test drive in China made possible by an alumnus

The MMS: DKU Class of 2015 started their journey in Durham during the summer of 2014 and came to China in January 2015 for the second half of the program. During their four…

Business and Culture: Classroom Lessons Applied in the Real World

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June 19, 2015

Shanghai skyline, getting hands-on experience in China

One of the most valuable pieces of our education in the MMS: DKU program is the real-world learning opportunities and hands-on experience that it provides us. Studying in one of the largest trade…

My Career, My Network and My Time at Fuqua

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June 1, 2015

Fareed Khan at Fuqua School of Business Master of Management Studies (MMS) commencement ceremony in Cameron Indoor Stadium

What I’m doing professionally Since graduating with the MMS: FOB Class of 2014, I’ve been a consultant with Deloitte Advisory’s Finance and Operations Risk Transformation practice, working primarily with banking and securities clients….